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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C

Study of knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding cervical cancer and its screening among health service providers of Udaipur
Author(s): Madhubala Chauhan, Shikha Gupta and Ronak Gandhi
Abstract: Objective: To Assess knowledge, attitude and practice towards cervical cancer and its screening among health service providers.
Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study. Questionnaire was adapted from earlier studies related to cervical cancer and screening knowledge, attitude, and practices among female health care providers of Chennai cooperation 2013.
Result: Out of 200 heath care providers 68.5% think that cancer cervix is a public health problem in India. 59% are aware about risk factors for acquiring cervical cancer.57% are aware of cancer cervix symptoms.30% are aware of its screening procedure.49.5% and 48% are aware of recommended age of screening and its interval respectively. 46.5% didn’t think themselves susceptible for cervical cancer. 99% were willing to undergo screening.100% perceive the importance of educational camps and seminars and willing to propagate knowledge regarding cancer cervix and screening to general population. only 2% have ever undergone screening for cervical cancer. 21.5% Have done cancer screening and only 7% have undergone vaccination.
Conclusion: Study identified misconceptions between Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards cervical cancer and its screening among Health Service Providers.
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How to cite this article:
Madhubala Chauhan, Shikha Gupta, Ronak Gandhi. Study of knowledge, attitude, and practice regarding cervical cancer and its screening among health service providers of Udaipur. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(1):167-170. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i1c.459
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology